Pet care news & advice

Read on for a host of preventative pet care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the articles below you’ll find seasonal tips and information on how to keep your pet healthy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news, then simply…


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A guide to guinea pig happiness for new owners

August 14th, 2022

Looking for guinea pig care tips? It’s simpler than you think. Read our care advice for a happy, healthy pet.

Get Travel Vet’s 6-point cat checklist to do at home

August 7th, 2022

Cats are notorious for hiding pain and illness. Use our cat checklist to monitor important health changes at home.

Overgrooming in cats – stress or a health problem?

July 21st, 2022

Vet Emma Fisher explains the reasons why a cat may overgroom. Get Emma’s advice here.

Travel Vet explain why rabbits need a companion

July 14th, 2022

Rabbits are highly sociable animals – find out how having the right companion will help your bunny feel happy and fulfilled.

Understanding dog behaviour and getting help in Staines-upon-Thames

July 7th, 2022

Facial expressions and body posture can say a lot about how a dog is feeling. Learn why this is important and how to understand it in our article.

How to safely transport guinea pigs

June 21st, 2022

Read advice from our head vet Emma on how to transport guinea pigs safely and with the minimum amount of stress.

How to choose the best cat sitter or cattery in Staines-upon-Thames

June 14th, 2022

Making early holiday arrangements is essential. Read our tips for cat owners who are considering care options this summer.

Get Travel Vet’s dog-friendly holiday prep list

June 7th, 2022

Taking your dog on holiday with you can be an exciting idea. Get our prep list for planning an easy dog-friendly holiday this summer.

Reasons to microchip your cat besides the new UK law

May 21st, 2022

Whether you have an indoor or outdoor cat, discover why all cats in Middlesex need a microchip by law in 2022.

Does my dog need an ID tag AND a microchip?

May 14th, 2022

Emma helps to clear up any confusion by explaining the UK laws on dog ID tags and microchipping.

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